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Wichita police seek help to locate missing 11-year-old boy
The Wichita Police Department is requesting the public’s help to locate 11-year-old Joan Ibarra. They say walked away from Hamilton Middle School at 1407 S. Broadway and was last seen in the area of Harry and Broadway at 10:15 a.m.
Thieves take six inflatable Christmas decorations off Wichita yard
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - This time of year many neighbors get in the spirit of the holidays, and dress up their yards with lights and inflatable Santas. Some homes become well-known for their decorations, including one in southeast Wichita.
Wichita Police search for would-be bank robbers
Wichita Police say officers were called to the Emprise Bank in the 11000 block of east Harry near Greenwich at around 9:30 a.m. Friday morning. Officers contacted several employees who stated two unknown suspects entered the business and demanded money. One of the suspects was armed with handgun and
Wichita City Council to vote on naming rights for pavilion in Naftzger Park
The Wichita City Council is expected to vote on the naming rights of a pavilion currently under construction in Naftzger Park. According to the agreement, Evergy will pay one-point-four million dollars to build a pavilion in the park. Evergy will also control advertising on structures in the park, w
Kansas gentleman’s club says it’s booked Trump accuser Stormy Daniels for two-night show
Stormy Daniels is coming to Kansas and will perform in Salina in February, say managers of The Shady Lady, a “gentleman’s club” in the town about 90 miles north of Wichita.
Massive fire destroys 28,000 square-foot Kansas warehouse
PARK CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a massive fire has destroyed a 28,000 square-foot warehouse in a Wichita suburb. Television station KSNW reports that the fire at the Park City warehouse was reported around 9 p.m. Friday. Arriving firefighters found the huge warehouse fully engulfed in flames.
Wichita man sentenced on drug charges after large seizure of meth
A Wichita man was sentenced on Monday to three years in federal prison for driving more than five pounds of methamphetamine to Kansas. 24-year-old Titus Gwess of Wichita pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
INTRUST Bank Arena celebrates another milestone
INTRUST Bank Arena crossed eclipsed another major milestone Saturday. The arena welcomed their three millionth ticketed fan at Saturday's Wichita State/Southern Miss game. During an in-game presentation at half-court, Brian Green and his son Channing were presented with a prize package that included
This tucked-away holiday light display is one of Wichita’s best-kept secrets
Drive out in the country northeast of Wichita and it’s hard to miss. The glow of lights emanating from Fulton Valley Farms is visible from about a mile away — beckoning would-be light-lookers toward it.
Fourth man convicted in Mossman murders
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A fourth person has been convicted of killing two people in 2015. Jamion Wimbley was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder. On January 1, 2015, Wimbley shot Brenton Oliver and Betty Ann Holloman in the front yard of a home on E. Mossman.
Fire crews battle industrial fire in Park City
PARK CITY, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita fire crews are working to stop a warehouse fire in park city. A large warehouse has caught fire in Park City at 5801 North Prospect Rd. No further details have been given at this time. A crew is currently gathering more information.
Bomb threat hoax extends across Kansas
Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) - WIchita Police say even though they got multiple calls about bomb threats across Wichita on Wednesday, the threats do not appear to be serious. "All I can tell you is that we've received phone calls to 911 to reference threats that were made. Bomb threats that were made," sa
Police investigate multiple bomb threats in Wichita, Great Bend
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Authorities authorities are investigating numerous bomb threats in Wichita and Great Bend. A Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said threats had been called in to six Wichita locations, but the addresses were not released. In Great Bend, Police Chief David Bailey said three S
Wichita police search for runaway child
The Wichita Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing boy. Joan Ibarra, 11, was last seen Thursday at Hamilton Middle School at 1407 South Broadway. It is believed that he walked away around 10:15 a.m.
Video: Thieves snatch irreplaceable smoker in Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Thieves take off with a local union's trailer with a prized possession inside, in Wichita on Sunday. That item is worth thousands of dollars. "There's been a lot of hard work and personal effort put into this particular project and now it's gone," said Jeff Townsend, business
Big changes coming to Wichita’s famed Doo-Dah Diner
Doo-Dah Diner, a popular downtown restaurant, will close for six months while they undergo a massive renovation. In the meantime, they're opening a second east-side location.
Wanted: Miguel J. Retiz
Miguel is wanted by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office for AGGRAVATED BATTERY. He was last known to live in the Wichita, Kansas area. Anyone with information on the location of this person or any other wanted person or about ANY CRIME is urged to contact the Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office at 1.80
Looking for a place for your child to go during winter break?
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) If you're worried about what to do with your kids during their winter break, there are options available. Check out some of these fun, unique day camp options around Wichita.
Woman robbed in front of her southeast Wichita home
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police say a 63-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint in front of her home. Officers responded at around 9 p.m. Tuesday to the report of a robbery in the 5100 block of East Bayley, near Lincoln and Oliver. The woman told police she had parked in front of her house and
Admission at the Sedgwick County Zoo half price for the rest of the year
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - TheSedgwick County Zoo is celebrating the last days of 2018 by offering half price admission for the rest of December. The special price begins Friday and goes through the 31st. For the remainder of the year, adult admission is $7.98 and children and seniors can get in for $5.